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The last days of Frankenstein (1931) Director James Whale are explored.

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  • Won 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 33 nominations.
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James Whale
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Clayton Boone
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Hanna
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Betty
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David Lewis
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Harry
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Dwight
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Edmund Kay
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Elsa Lanchester
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Boris Karloff
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Colin Clive
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Leonard Barnett
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Princess Margaret
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Young Whale
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Sarah Whale
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William Whale
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Dr. Payne
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The Monster
Marlon Braccia ...
Elizabeth Taylor
Jesse Long ...
Assistant Director (as Jesse H. Long)
Owen Masterson ...
Camera Assistant
Lisa Vastine ...
Librarian
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Whale at 25
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George Cukor
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Photographer
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Michael Boone
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Dana Boone
Paul Michael Sandberg ...
Sound Man
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Young Man at Pool
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur Dignam ...
Ernest Thesiger (uncredited)
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Kid Saylor (uncredited)
Curtis Harrington ...
Cukor Party Guest (uncredited)
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Jack Pierce (uncredited)
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Daisy (uncredited)
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Bar Patron (uncredited)
Jennifer Tolkachev ...
Party guest (uncredited)

Directed by

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Bill Condon

Written by

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Christopher Bram ... (novel "Father of Frankenstein")
 
Bill Condon ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Clive Barker ... executive producer
Paul Colichman ... producer
Gregg Fienberg ... producer
David Forrest ... executive producer
Mark R. Harris ... producer
Sam Irvin ... co-executive producer
Stephen P. Jarchow ... executive producer
Lisa Levy ... line producer
Valorie Massalas ... co-executive producer
Spencer Proffer ... co-executive producer
Beau Rogers ... executive producer
John Schouweiler ... line producer

Music by

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Carter Burwell

Cinematography by

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Stephen M. Katz ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Virginia Katz

Editorial Department

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Larry Engelmann ... final colorist
Bob La Rossa ... color timer (as Robert La Rossa)
April Martin ... second assistant editor
Carl Pedregal ... first assistant editor
Keir Randall ... apprentice editor

Casting By

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Valorie Massalas

Production Design by

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Richard Sherman

Set Decoration by

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Jim Samson ... (as James Samson)

Costume Design by

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Bruce Finlayson

Makeup Department

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Sheryl Blum ... additional hair stylist
Judy Crown ... key hair stylist
Debra-Lee Davidson ... additional makeup artist
Tarra D. Day ... key makeup artist (as Tarra Day)
Carol F. Doran ... wig maker (as Carol Doran)
Cyndra Dunn ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Kim M. Ferry ... additional hair stylist
Rita Green ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Robert Hallowell II ... additional hair stylist (as Robert Halliwell)
Roy Knyrim ... makeup effects supervisor
Jerry Macaluso ... makeup effects supervisor (as Gerry Macaluso)
Robin McWilliams ... additional hair stylist
Nina Minster ... additional makeup artist
Cindy Nakadaira ... additional hair stylist / additional makeup artist
Scott Tebeau ... makeup effects artist (as Scott Tabeau)
Cass McClure ... prosthetics technician (uncredited)
Mike Smithson ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Gregg Fienberg ... unit production manager
Thomas Carl McGuinness ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Lisa Brookes ... second second assistant director
Lynn K. D'Angona ... first assistant director (as Lynn d'Angona)
Marybeth Hagner ... second second assistant director (as Mary Beth Hagner)
Carla Rose Ponzio ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Holly Brand ... on-set dresser
Maggie Cone ... set dresser
Adam Cook ... assistant property master
Jennifer Croyle ... buyer (as Jennifer Lee Croyle) / set dresser (as Jennifer Lee Croyle)
Thomas Goehring ... set dresser
Brian Gott ... set dresser
Brad Hirsch ... set dresser
Nate Juda ... set dresser
Michael Lindsay ... property master
Gilbert Lopez ... set dresser
Edward J. McCarthy ... lead man (as Edward McCarthy)
Mario Nino ... set dresser
Jon Seminara ... set dresser (as John Seminara)
Ashley Sibille ... set dresser
Jeffrey Sibille ... set dresser
Tom Stepanovich ... set dresser
Art Vasenius ... set dresser
David Warren ... set dresser
Sebastian E. Zabala ... set dresser
Sandy Adams ... set dresser (uncredited)
Michael Owen ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

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David Bach ... supervising sound editor
Nancy Lee Bleisch ... adr editor
Sarah Brady ... adr supervisor
Joe Carey ... sound effects editor
Geoff Clark ... sound services manager
Kevin Compayre ... boom operator
Mark Cookson ... sound effects editor
Sean Garnhart ... sound effects editor
Shawn Holden ... production sound mixer
Marty Hutcherson ... re-recording mixer
Carlos Isais ... foley recordist (as Carlos 'Chuck' Isais)
Margie Lala ... assistant sound editor
Ross Levy ... boom operator
Rick MacLane ... chief sound engineer
LaNessa Phearson ... boom operator (as Lanessa Phearson)
Monique Reymond ... foley artist
Brian Smith ... adr mixer
Sarah Smith ... assistant sound editor
Mimi Starrett ... sound services manager
Cameron Steenhagen ... assistant sound editor
Jason Thibault ... foley editor / foley mixer
James G. Williams ... re-recording mixer
John A. Willingham ... boom operator
James Wright ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby

Special Effects by

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Mike Vartak ... rain effects
David Waine ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Gina Galvan ... visual effects supervisor
Christopher Dusendschon ... in-show optical process and effects compositor: THDX (uncredited) / main title sequence optical compositor: THDX (uncredited)

Stunts

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Chuck Borden ... stunt coordinator
George B. Colucci Jr. ... additional stunts (as George Colucci)
Joe Murphy ... additional stunts (as Joseph Murphy)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Marshall Adams ... gaffer
William Ambrose ... grip
Steve Barnes ... first assistant camera
Roman W. Bennett ... electrician (as Roman Bennett)
Gary Bloom ... grip
Steve Cooke ... electrician
Kyle Davis ... grip
Tony X. Deale ... grip (as Tony 'Big T' Deale)
Matthew Devitt ... grip (as Matt Devitt)
Dave Devoe ... lighting technician: musco light (as Dave DeVoe)
Patrick Farrell ... grip (as Patrick Farrel)
Stefan Fernandez ... electrician (as Stephen R. Fernandez)
Anne Fishbein ... still photographer
Dan Fisher ... electrician
Brian Freidin ... electrician (as Brian R. Freidin)
Michael Goldman ... best boy grip
Ric Griffith ... grip
Arni Hansson ... additional first assistant camera (as Arne Hansson)
Adam Harrison ... electrician
Renee Hedstrom ... second assistant camera
Mark W. Hindle ... 24 frame video operator
Hooper ... grip
Blake B. Jackson ... grip (as Blake Jackson)
Timothy Kiley ... additional camera loader
Kristopher Lamorte ... grip (as Kristopher LaMorte)
Lance Layman ... additional first assistant camera
John A. Locke ... electrician
Richard A. Ludt ... dolly grip
Kim McCall ... 24 frame video operator
Scott J. McGregor ... grip
Vladimir Melnik ... electrician (as Vladimir Melnick)
Ken Metz ... grip
Justin Mitchell ... electrician
Ian S. Momberger ... electrician
Linda Morgenstern ... additional first assistant camera
Christopher Olson ... 24 frame video operator (as Christopher Olsen)
David Rosner ... additional second assistant camera
Terry Schroth ... camera loader
Barnaby Shapiro ... additional first assistant camera
Bruce Sharp ... electrician (as Bruce Sharpe)
Tim Shinkle ... grip
William Skinner ... electrician
Andrew Smith ... best boy electric (as Andrew JJ Smith)
Justin Stroh ... electrician
Keith Talley ... key grip (as Keith A. Talley)
Justin Webber ... additional second assistant camera
Jonathan M. Wiener ... electrician
A. David Burleigh ... 24 frame video assistant (uncredited)
Peter M. Smith ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Erica Arvold ... casting associate
Deena Benz ... casting intern
Wynn Marlowe ... casting assistant
Debe Waisman ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Charlene Amateau ... assistant costume designer
Janine Burke ... wardrobe assistant
Rikke Rosbaek ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Farnaz Farjam ... assistant location manager
Paul Wilson ... location manager (as Paul 'Crash' Wilson)
Jeremy Alter ... additional location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

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Carter Burwell ... conductor / orchestrator
Emile Charlap ... music contractor
Michael Farrow ... music engineer
Sonny Kompanek ... orchestrator
Susan Pilcher ... music coordinator
Spencer Proffer ... supervising music producer
Brian Richards ... music editor
Adam Milo Smalley ... music editor (as Adam Smalley)
John Moses ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Robert Aguilar ... driver
Baz ... driver
Timothy P. Best ... driver: honeywagon
John J. Cardos ... driver: production van
Tom Halowell ... driver (as Tom Hallowell)
Eric Miller ... transportation coordinator (as Eric 'Eyore' Miller)
Reed Phillips ... driver
David D.B. Wilson ... transportation captain (as David B. Wilson)

Other crew

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Joe Abele ... set production assistant
Allison Andrade ... assistant: Mr. Harris
Leonardo Arterberry III ... set production assistant
Brian Askew ... stand-in
Shaher Batroukh ... set production assistant
Howard Behnken ... stand-in
Mary Brunner ... set production assistant
Tasha Compton ... assistant: Mr. Jarchow (as Latasha Compton)
Josh Cook ... set intern
Maura Corcoran ... set production assistant
Joe Daley ... assistant: Mr. Barker
Michael Donner ... post-production accountant
Melissa Horlick ... additional craft service
Kelli Hyatt ... craft service (as Kelli Michna)
Charlie Jakab ... set production assistant
Wendy Kutzner ... assistant production coordinator
Jed Lambert ... set production assistant
Michael H. Lauer ... business affairs: Lauer & Associates (as Michael H. Lauer Esq.) / legal services: Lauer & Associates (as Michael H. Lauer Esq.)
Patrick Jack Lee ... financial services: Imperial Bank (as Patrick Lee)
Jesse Long ... script supervisor (as Jesse H. Long)
Ted Maier ... office production assistant (as Ted S. Maier)
Eric P. Mandel ... business affairs: Lauer & Associates (as Eric P. Mandel Esq.) / legal services: Lauer & Associates (as Eric P. Mandel Esq.)
Hunter J. Mayers ... office production assistant
Jane McAllister ... stand-in
Fonya Naomi Mondell ... set production assistant
Buckley Norris ... production insurance: AON/Albert G. Ruben Insurance
Risa Grobart Pavlich ... production accountant
Michael S. Peters ... key office production assistant
Dana E. Refano ... nurse
John Michael Scholl ... assistant: Sir Ian McKellen (as John Michael)
Suzy Strawn Scott ... studio teacher (as Suzy Strawn)
Cody Smith ... swan wrangler
Paula Smith ... key set production assistant
Andrew M. Stewart ... production coordinator
Adonica Thompkins ... assistant: Mr. Colichman
Michael Tschetter ... office production assistant
David Warren ... set production assistant
Sean Zell ... set intern
Jerry Macaluso ... prosthetics supervisor (uncredited)
Jared Seltzer ... production assistant (uncredited)
Mike Tschetter ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Wayne Alexander ... the producers and director wish to thank (as L. Wayne Alexander)
Chris Andrews ... the producers and director wish to thank
Ron Bechard ... this film is dedicated to the memory of
Joel Cohen ... special thanks: for the use of original paintings by James Whale
Les Cripe ... this film is dedicated to the memory of
Arthur Dignam ... the producers and director wish to thank
Michael Foster ... the producers and director wish to thank
Kenneth Hardy ... the producers and director wish to thank
Curtis Harrington ... the producers and director wish to thank
Edward Hibbert ... the producers and director wish to thank
Adam Krentzman ... the producers and director wish to thank
Peter Levine ... the producers and director wish to thank
Anna C. Miller ... the producers and director wish to thank (as Anna Miller)
Jack Morrissey ... the producers and director wish to thank
Ryan Murphy ... the producers and director wish to thank
Michele Pietra ... special thanks: for the use of original paintings by James Whale
Rhonda Schepisi ... this film is dedicated to the memory of
Draper Shreeve ... the producers and director wish to thank
Ed Sikov ... the producers and director wish to thank
Joe Smith ... the producers and director wish to thank
Mason Wiley ... this film is dedicated to the memory of
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Plot Summary

The story of James Whale, the Director of Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935), in the time period following the Korean War. Whale was homosexual, and develops a friendship with his gardener, an ex-Marine. Written by James Fortman

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Also Known As
  • The Father of Frankenstein (United States)
  • Ni dieux ni démons (France)
  • Dioses y monstruos (Spain)
  • Bogovi i čudovišta (Serbia)
  • Dioses y monstruos (Argentina)
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Runtime
  • 105 min
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Budget $3,500,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $75,508, 08 Nov 1998

Did You Know?

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Trivia There are five original James Whale drawings in this film. See more »
Goofs The Eagle Globe and Anchor on Clay's lighter at the top of the movie is backwards. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into She's Alive! Creating the Bride of Frankenstein (1999). See more »
Soundtracks Just Might Be Tonight See more »
Crazy Credits The character name "Boris Karloff" has the 'TM' symbol next to it, meaning it's trademarked. See more »
Quotes James Whale: My life is a game of strip poker. Want to play?
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